Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 222 205 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.03% 12.51% 15.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.46% 32.91% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 137 198
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.27% -1.37%
10th Percentile £264 £245 £265
90th Percentile £488 £475 £455
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £11.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.52% -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% +20.55% +33.94%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 684 623 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.14% 38.01% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 405 413
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £252 £263
90th Percentile £523 £525 £463
South West median daily rate £406 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 34
Bristol median hourly rate £40.38 £39.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.95% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28.66 £13.76 £29.80
90th Percentile £48.13 £53.75 £52.43
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% +1.19% +15.07%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 69 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (29.28%) Finance
3 53 (23.87%) SQL Server
4 50 (22.52%) Oracle
5 47 (21.17%) C#
6 43 (19.37%) JavaScript
7 41 (18.47%) HTML
8 38 (17.12%) .NET
8 38 (17.12%) Microsoft
9 37 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (16.67%) Java
9 37 (16.67%) CSS
9 37 (16.67%) Banking
10 36 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (13.96%) XML
12 30 (13.51%) Web Services
13 29 (13.06%) PL/SQL
13 29 (13.06%) MVC
14 28 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (11.71%) Git (software)
15 26 (11.71%) REST
16 25 (11.26%) Spring
16 25 (11.26%) T-SQL
16 25 (11.26%) SOAP
17 24 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (10.81%) JIRA
17 24 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (9.91%) Microservices
18 22 (9.91%) J2EE
18 22 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.56%) Confluence
2 15 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (4.05%) SAS
5 6 (2.70%) IIS
6 5 (2.25%) Apache
7 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.35%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.35%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.90%) Liferay
10 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) Drupal
10 1 (0.45%) Kentico
10 1 (0.45%) Mule
10 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Maximo
2 2 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.25%) GitHub
4 4 (1.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) Firewall
1 5 (2.25%) HTTP
2 4 (1.80%) DNS
2 4 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (1.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.90%) SMS
4 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.87%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (6.76%) DB2
6 14 (6.31%) MySQL
6 14 (6.31%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.41%) MongoDB
9 11 (4.95%) Power BI
10 10 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (4.05%) NoSQL
12 7 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (3.15%) CouchDB
12 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
14 5 (2.25%) Base SAS
14 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (2.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.81%) JIRA
3 19 (8.56%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.66%) TeamCity
5 15 (6.76%) Ant
5 15 (6.76%) Artifactory
5 15 (6.76%) Eclipse
5 15 (6.76%) Maven
6 12 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.25%) git-flow
8 5 (2.25%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.25%) Mocha
8 5 (2.25%) ProC
8 5 (2.25%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.35%) Selenium
10 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 65 (29.28%) Finance
2 37 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (3.60%) Marketing
4 7 (3.15%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (3.15%) Law
4 7 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.70%) Electronics
6 4 (1.80%) Legal
6 4 (1.80%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (52.25%) Developer
2 53 (23.87%) Analyst
3 27 (12.16%) Data Analyst
4 26 (11.71%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.01%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.66%) SQL Developer
7 13 (5.86%) SQL Analyst
8 12 (5.41%) DBA
9 11 (4.95%) SQL Data Analyst
10 10 (4.50%) Consultant
11 9 (4.05%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 8 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.15%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.15%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.15%) Oracle Developer
14 6 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 6 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.70%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.47%) HTML
2 38 (17.12%) .NET
3 37 (16.67%) CSS
4 31 (13.96%) XML
5 30 (13.51%) Web Services
6 26 (11.71%) REST
7 25 (11.26%) SOAP
7 25 (11.26%) Spring
8 22 (9.91%) J2EE
9 16 (7.21%) CSS3
9 16 (7.21%) Hibernate
9 16 (7.21%) HTML5
10 15 (6.76%) DHTML
10 15 (6.76%) EJB
10 15 (6.76%) JMS
10 15 (6.76%) JSP
11 14 (6.31%) jQuery
12 13 (5.86%) ASP.NET
12 13 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (4.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.25%) User Experience
4 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.90%) PKI
5 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.45%) Fintech
6 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.45%) NHS
6 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.01%) Unix
2 17 (7.66%) Windows
3 7 (3.15%) Linux
4 6 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (13.06%) MVC
4 24 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (9.91%) ETL
5 22 (9.91%) Microservices
6 21 (9.46%) Analytics
6 21 (9.46%) Data Analysis
7 20 (9.01%) Unit Testing
8 19 (8.56%) Data Modelling
9 17 (7.66%) Test Automation
10 16 (7.21%) Migration
11 14 (6.31%) TDD
12 13 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.41%) Scrum
13 12 (5.41%) SOA
14 11 (4.95%) Visualisation
15 10 (4.50%) Data Migration
15 10 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (3.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.17%) C#
2 43 (19.37%) JavaScript
3 37 (16.67%) Java
4 29 (13.06%) PL/SQL
5 25 (11.26%) T-SQL
6 22 (9.91%) Python
7 12 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.50%) VBA
9 9 (4.05%) Ruby
10 8 (3.60%) Scala
11 7 (3.15%) Groovy
12 5 (2.25%) C++
12 5 (2.25%) PROC SQL
13 4 (1.80%) R
14 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.35%) VB
15 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.90%) C
15 2 (0.90%) Go
15 2 (0.90%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (4.95%) Degree
1 11 (4.95%) SC Cleared
1 11 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.45%) CISM
3 1 (0.45%) CISSP
3 1 (0.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.45%) OSCP
3 1 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) GDPR
1 3 (1.35%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) IAG
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Salt
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (22.52%) Oracle
2 38 (17.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.46%) Teradata
4 9 (4.05%) Tableau
5 7 (3.15%) SAP
6 6 (2.70%) Cognos
7 5 (2.25%) Cramer
7 5 (2.25%) NetApp
8 4 (1.80%) F5
8 4 (1.80%) Juniper
8 4 (1.80%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.80%) Talend
9 3 (1.35%) Google
10 2 (0.90%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.90%) CA
10 2 (0.90%) Civica
10 2 (0.90%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.90%) Northgate
11 1 (0.45%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.45%) EnterpriseDB